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Robot Development Using Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio

1st Edition

By Shih-Chung Kang, Wei-Tze Chang, Kai-Yuan Gu, Hung-Lin Chi

Chapman and Hall/CRC

287 pages

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Description

The Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio (MSRDS) and LEGO robots together offer a flexible platform for creating robotic systems. Designed for novices with basic programming skills, Robot Development Using Microsoft Robotics Developer Studio provides clear instructions on developing and operating robots. It includes an extensive array of examples, w

Table of Contents

Challenges and Solutions in Robotics. Microsoft Robotics Development Platform. Microsoft Visual Programming Language. Visual Simulation Environment. Robot I/O Unit. Robot Motion Behavior. Controlling the Robot through Sounds. Robot Vision. A Real Application-Sumo Robot Contest. Related Learning Resources. Index.

About the Authors

Shih-Chung (Jessy) Kang is an associate professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at National Taiwan University (NTU). Dr. Kang began using MSRDS on a research project in 2006 before its official launch by Microsoft and now often teaches about robotics using it. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University.

Wei-Tze (Aries) Chang is a postdoctoral researcher at NTU. Dr. Chang is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering at Tamkang University. He earned his Ph.D. from NTU.

Kai-Yuan Gu is a digital design engineer for the Mighty Power Solutions Corp., where he designs automated products for energy-saving devices and lighting. He earned a master's degree from NTU.

Hung-Lin Chi is a doctoral student in the Department of Civil Engineering at NTU. He is currently researching the integration of robot-sensing techniques into remote-controlled systems for cranes.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM000000
COMPUTERS / General
COM012040
COMPUTERS / Programming / Games
COM051240
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / Systems Analysis & Design
TEC008000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / General